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The researchers find that Americans adapt their thermostat to the African ambient temperatures

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers from North Carolina State University has found that people living in the US tend to tune their thermostats to temperatures that correspond to the natural environmental conditions in parts of Africa. In their article published in the journal Royal Society Open Science the group describes their study of how sensors were installed …

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Peter Chiarelli's inability to adapt, bad trades and free-agent misses at the center of his shooting – The Athletic

In the end, Peter Chiarelli's specially crafted Oilers simply did not have enough skill. An NHL team can win with big players, but at least one goal must be scored to reach more than 50 percent of the total offense. Chiarelli seemed to focus his attention mainly on the great shutdown defenders (Griffin Reinhart, Adam Larsson, Brandon Manning) while the …

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How will people adapt to climate change? Ask a viking

William & Mary geologist Nick Balascio is part of a team of climate scientists, archaeologists and students working to understand the impact of environmental change on the Viking society. Leah Marshall & # 39; 19 (left), Balascio (center) and Stephen Wickler from Tromsø University examine a fjord bay on Vestvågøya Island. Credit: Nick Balascio Popular culture portrays Vikings as violent …

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Hawaiian corals adapt to warmer waters, but it can not be enough

Healthy and bleached brown rice coral Photo: Keisha Bahr (courtesy of the Hawaiian Institute of Marine Biology) Corals will not walk well in a warmer world. A temperature rise of just one or two degrees may cause them to fade or whiten when they eject their symbiotic algae (which produce their food). This process could eventually lead to death, but …

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This intelligent prosthetic ankle can easily adapt to how its user walks and uneven terrain

Engineers at Vanderbilt University found a solution for amputees who complain of pain after walking on uneven terrain or climbing stairs. They invented an "intelligent" prosthetic joint that adapts to the user's gait and the floor surface. ( Vanderbilt University | Youtube ) Prostheses have evolved over the years, from rudimentary wood joints to bionic, brain-controlled devices that are full …

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